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Feb 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
administration, i'm nicole for "college and u." >> in all of u.s. history, there's only one president who has served more than two terms. there's a special memorial to him in washington, and lauren gives us a tour. >> franklin delano roosevelt was the 32nd president of the united states. >> fdr is someone who totally changed the face of this country, totally changed the direction of this country. >> roosevelt was elected and re-elected an incredible four times. the fdr memorial has four rooms, one for each of his terms in office. when he became president in 1933, our country was suffering the worst financial crisis in our history -- the great depression. statues of soup lines and dust bowl farmers illustrate those hard times. but why the man listening to a radio? >> there was no television then. how did you communicate? the president communicated via radio. >> fdr's way with words gave people hope in those dark days of the depression. carved on the memorial's walls are some of his most famous quotes. for example, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." >> if you giv
Feb 16, 2013 1:30pm EST
exist in the u.s., in one place -- arkansas. that's why the state flag's most prominent feature is a big blue-and-white diamond. >> the flag of arkansas pays tribute to the diamonds that have been mined in that state. if you look at the flag, you'll see a diamond shape with stars inside of it, and also, the white field is in a diamond shape. >> arkansas was the 25th state to enter the union, and there are 25 white stars on the border. the blue stars stand for countries that have claimed the area through its history -- spain, france, the u.s.a., and one other. >> this star represents arkansas' place in the confederacy. after they seceded from the union, they joined the confederacy in 1861. >> arkansas withdrew from the union during the civil war, but it was a state divided. >> at that time, 60,000 people sided with the confederacy. however, 15,000 people from the state chose to stick with the union. >> nowadays, arkansans are united in their pride -- pride for their state's natural beauty and for their diamonds. in fact, tourists are welcome to hunt for the gems at crater of diamonds
Feb 16, 2013 9:00am EST
10 minutes, someone in the u.s. is rushed to the emergency room with a severe allergic reaction. what's more, food allergies are becoming more common. peanut allergies alone have tripled since our parents were kids. >> i have a friend who's allergic to almonds. >> my friends are allergic to nuts, berries, and milk. >> my best friend is allergic to peanuts. >> one of my friends, she's allergic to peanuts. [ mid-tempo piano music playing ] >> unfortunately, many people don't realize just how serious food allergies can be. heather had to educate her friends and classmates and even a teacher who was using peanut candy for a science lesson. >> and she said, "how allergic are you?" i said, "i can't be in the room if we're doing this experiment." and she dismissed me from class, and that prevented my learning. some teachers, you know, really help me out, and some teachers don't understand it. >> heather spoke about her condition at a conference in washington, d.c. she was invited by f.a.a.n., the food allergy and anaphylaxis network. >> it was really interesting 'cause i've never been
Feb 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
. save a penny for a rainy day? more like for a postage stamp. the u.s. postal service now charging a penny more for stamps and postcard mailings. the price of a first-class stamp for domestic mail rising from 45ยข to 46. the u.s.p.s. also releasing a new stamp, the global forever, allowing customers to mail letters anywhere in the world for $1.10. for "teen kids news," i'm rick leventhal, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> let's get your opinion in "speak of the week." >> sooner or later, most of us are going to have to work for a living. so, have you thought about what career would be best for you? >> yeah, i have -- probably a lawyer or a doctor. >> i want to be a doctor or a surgeon or something. >> personally, i love acting, but i don't know if that's the best career. but, i mean, it's always been something that i've been great at. >> i've been thinking that i wanted to be a writer when i get older, 'cause english is my favorite subject, and i like writing. >> probably being a tennis player, because i really like tennis, and it's fun. >> psychologist. i can read people rea
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